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In 1959 Nils Bohlin, an engineer at the Swedish Car Manufacturer Volvo, invented the first three point safety belt. It was much more effective than the standard lap belt (as still used on airplanes).

Volvo Cars returns to profit on China sales, cost cuts

Stockholm - Volvo Cars, the Swedish subsidiary of Chinese auto maker Geely, posted strong profits in 2013 after a first half year of losses, thanks to soaring China sales and cost-cutting.The company reported a 960-million-kronor (108.5-million-euro, $149.7-millio...

Apple iOS makes connection to cars

Geneva - Almost a year after announcing its in-car infotainment operating system, Apple has named the system CarPlay and announced at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show that it has partnered with select car manufacturers to bring the system to market in 2014.

Volvo to turn cars into post boxes for online shoppers

Stockholm - Swedish auto maker Volvo said Thursday it was developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes.The company said it had created a single-use digital key which postal or delivery services can use ...

Video: Italian epic juggling mimics Van Damme's epic split

Rome - The parodies keep on coming, as a "grocer" in Rome does his take on the Van Damme epic split video. No Volvo trucks here though, as he uses two three-wheeled Ape Piaggios instead.

YouTube’s trending videos for 2013: Psy, Ylvis and Miley (videos)

The list of the top trending videos on YouTube in 2013 have been released with Ylvis, Psy and Miley all high flying options. Anyone surprised? Even Van Damme and his Epic Split managed to feature.

Video: 360-degree 'Running of the Bulls' courtesy of Volvo trucks

If you've always wanted to join in with the "Running of the Bulls" but were too nervous, now is your chance. A fully interactive experience is now available. And the very best part? The bulls get to retire to a farm in Guadalajara at the end!

Chinese owner of Volvo hopes to market cars in U.S. in 2016

Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. a Chinese auto maker that owns Volvo cars, wants to export cars to the US under the Volvo brand beginning in 2016.

Video: 'Traktor racing Volvo terror' goes viral

Rickard Nilsson, an intrepid Swedish farmer, bored with trundling along at 5mph, 'pimped up' his old red farm tractor by fitting it with a Volvo 240 turbo engine that transformed it into a monster 50mph machine.

1966 Volvo approaches 3 millionth mile

Like the Energizer Bunny it just keeps going and going and going. A 1966 cherry red Volvo P1800s is still on the road and is now approaching the 3 million mile mark.

Volvo produces first external airbag to protect pedestrians

Gothenburg - Swedish car company Volvo has produced the first external airbag, a safety feature designed to protect pedestrians. The Volvo V40 will be the world's first mass produced car to incorporate the external airbag.

Ford selling Volvo to Geely for $1.8 billion

Gothenburg - Ford said today that it has reached an agreement to sell Volvo Cars to Chinese automaker Geely for about $1.8 billion by the 30th of September.

Report: Volvo's sale to Chinese company imminent

A deal to sell Sweden’s other iconic auto brand, Volvo, to China’s Geely Automobile could be signed within days, possibly by the end of the weekend. The news comes as Saab resumed production this week under its new owner, Spyker.

Ford Set to Sell Volvo to Chinese Automaker

U.S. automaker Ford has confirmed that it expects the sale of its Swedish-based subsidiary Volvo, to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company Limited, China's second largest private automaker, to be completed in the second quarter of 2010.

Ford set to sell Volvo to Chinese automaker

Ford Motor Co. is near a deal that will sell Volvo to Geely, a Chinese automaker. Industry experts estimate the deal to be worth approximately $2 billion.

Swedes Object as Chinese Firms Look to Buy Volvo, Saab

Sweden’s two iconic auto brands may soon be in Chinese hands as Ford and GM look to jettison the two money-losers, and Swedes are decidedly unhappy about that prospect.

Ford Says Rumors It's Selling Volvo Are Untrue

There have been published reports that Ford was trying to sell Volvo to BMW. Ford officials have stated this is simply false news.

Any hope for a Volvo 960

Trying to customize my volvo 960 is tough and expensive. I cannot seem to find a store to order some body parts.

Volvo recalls 360,000 cars

Volvo is recalling 360,000 cars for speed control probelm that could cause engines to lose power. The problematic cars are those built between 1999 and 2002.

Volvo Cars of North America July Sales up 32.3%

ROCKLEIGH, - Strong sales for the S60 and Cross Country drove Volvo Cars of North America, Inc. to its second best July ever with sales of 12,154 units during the month. Capping four consecutive months of year-to-year sales increases, July resulted in...

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